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Covington to open South Africa office

May 7, 2017

Covington and Burling, the global law firm headquartered in the USA, is opening a new office in Johannesburg as part of its expansion of its Project Development and Finance practice, significantly [more...]

Actis-backed MédiS buys Sanofi’s WPS

April 23, 2017

MédiS, a generic pharmaceuticals business with operations in Tunisia and Algeria, has agreed to acquire Winthrop Pharma Senegal from Sanofi in an undisclosed deal. Actis acquired what was described [more...]

Imara de-lists from Botswana Stock Exchange

April 17, 2017

In the latest in a series of recent moves, asset management and advisory firm Imara Holdings was de-listed from the Venture Capital Board of the Botswana Stock Exchange at the end of March. The news [more...]

Atlas Mara looks for a bounce

April 9, 2017

Macroeconomic factors and adverse currency shifts have pummeled Atlas Mara’s profits in the last year, but through a combination of cost savings and a focus on fintech opportunities, the Financial [more...]

AMCON sells Keystone Bank for $81.5mln

March 26, 2017

Nigeria’s Central Bank and the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission have given their blessing to the sale of Keystone Bank to a consortium of local investors for a reported $81 million. [more...]

Brait halts listing plans on Brexit doubts

March 26, 2017

Brait, the South African investment company which was intending to list on the London Stock Exchange to raise its profile in the UK and tap deeper pools of capital, is putting a halt to its plans in [more...]

Imara Trust acquires FiducieForte

March 26, 2017

Imara Trust, the trust and corporate services subsidiary of Imara Holdings, has bought out Mauritius-based management company FiducieForte Management Services, increasing the size of their business [more...]
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